Slow Cooker Mexican Meatloaf is an Easy Way to Spice up Dinner Tonight (with Almost No Effort)!
We love Slow Cooker recipes! Its so nice to just drop in the ingredients in the morning and when your ready to eat dinner, its already done. It makes the day go a whole lot smoother knowing that dinner for my family is waiting on us, instead of my family always waiting on dinner. Some of our favorites recipes include Slow Cooker Hamburger Goulash and Slow Cooker Honey Barbecue Brisket.
Slow Cooker Mexican Meatloaf
Meatloaf is a favorite meal in so many families, and everyone has their own way of making it. It’s comforting, warm, filling, and wonderful for leftovers.
Sometimes, though, you just want to change things up a bit. Add something new. My Slow Cooker Mexican Meatloaf recipe is the perfect way to do this!
Because it’s made in the slow cooker, you’ll get great results every time! It’s so easy to put together and cooks while you go about your day. It’s win-win recipe!
DOES SLOW COOKER MEXICAN MEATLOAF FREEZE WELL?
Oh my, it certainly does. If you would like to batch-prep several Mexican Meatloaves, you can wrap and freeze them easily. Then, when you’re ready to cook one, just thaw it and set the slow cooker!
If you are cooking for a smaller group and happen to have leftovers, you can also freeze them easily. Just pull one out in the morning and it’s ready for lunch or dinner!
IS SLOW COOKER MEXICAN MEATLOAF KID-FRIENDLY?
This recipe is kid-friendly and kid-approved! The shredded carrots add moisture and a fun pop of color, and the salsa and taco seasoning are reminiscent of taco night. Add some cheesy goodness, and you have a meal your entire family will love!
CAN I ADJUST THE SPICE LEVEL?
The spice level is very easy to adjust with Slow Cooker Mexican Meatloaf. You can choose the type of salsa that your family loves as well as well as your favorite mix of taco seasoning. The cheese and carrots also do a great job with evening out the spices!
I hope your family loves this recipe as much as ours does! It’s so easy to add into your regular rotation. Enjoy!
WANT MORE EASY SLOW COOKER RECIPES?
- Slow Cooker Mozzarella Chicken & Pasta
- Slow Cooker French Dip Soup
- Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast
- Crock Pot Philly Cheese Steak Sliders
- Slow Cooker Ground Beef Recipe
Slow Cooker Mexican Meatloaf
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1 egg
- 1 cup chunky salsa
- 1 package taco seasoning
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- Mix all ingredients together, except cheese
- Press half of the meat mixture into a loaf.
- Cover with half of the cheese and press the remaining meat mixture over it.
- Place in a freezer safe gallon bag.
- Label & lay flat to freeze
- Remove from freezer the night before cooking
- The morning of cooking place contents of bag into slow cooker
- Cook on low for 7-8 hours.
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